Author Archives: Luba

In Praise of Studio Class

I love seeing my students interact with each other as peers and musicians, hearing them develop the skills of critical listening, and marveling at the connections that they are able to draw. And this is why studio class with my … Continue reading

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She Tweets Again!

I’ve been on Twitter for a while now, and enjoy following all sorts of lovely, hilarious, brilliant people and various illustrious organizations. However, as with many forms of social media, it feels so diffuse. I have non-musician followers, who likely … Continue reading

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A little pre-exam cheer…

It is that time of year…I keep reminding my students as they go into recitals and exams to trust their preparation and to remember that playing the piano is something that they love to do! (See this great post on the … Continue reading

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Studio News: Congratulations!

A big round of applause for Jason, Diana, Picabo, Jack and Rebecca! These young pianists received top scores in California on the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program exams in 2012 and have been invited to perform at the CAPMT Conference … Continue reading

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Jeremy Denk on NPR’s Fresh Air

  Ok, internet. Fess up. Am I the last person in the world to discover Jeremy Denk’s blog? How have you kept this from me? Even in this amazing age of technology I still manage to find out everything on … Continue reading

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